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What Book Are You Reading Pt. 3

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by Weapon X, Oct 11, 2002.

  1. Weapon X

    Weapon X 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Sep 6, 2002 Messages: 14,905 Likes Received: 202
    uh...so I'm still dealing with that "Communism, Fascism, and Democracy" book. My friend's dad lent me a book on the incredible scientific exploits of the old hairy British Isle dudes who made Stonehenge, and The Last Don is by my bed right now.

    howzaboutyou?
     
  2. DMX

    DMX Guest

    borges- labyrinths
    salinger- nine stories
    beckett- the complete short prose

    just kind of switching around
     
  3. Weapon X

    Weapon X 12oz Loyalist

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  4. fr8lover

    fr8lover Guest

    i finished up "evasion"

    im reading a book called "bloods: an oral history of the vietname war by black veterans" its all individual chapter accounts of their tours and their lives before during and after, fuckin dope book.

    "the sorrow of war" by Bao Ninh is fuckin amazing too, just finished that off last week.
     
  5. toyeattoywar

    toyeattoywar Member

    Joined: Jul 3, 2002 Messages: 829 Likes Received: 1
    im working on a friend of the earth by t.c.boyle
    its not very good, its about an ecoterrorist as an old man after global warming has kicked in and everything failed.
    i will probably be done with it soon and then i think i will read something else. id tell you but i cant remember the name of it off hand.
     
  6. Velvet Jones

    Velvet Jones Guest

    Newberg, D'Aquili, Rause. Why God Won't Go Away: Brain Science & the Biology of Belief. Ballantine. 2001.
     
  7. Weapon X

    Weapon X 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Sep 6, 2002 Messages: 14,905 Likes Received: 202
    thanks for contributing, guys. fr8lover, I'm feeling the war memoirs, too. Mostly, I like the Great War and World War II stuff. So complex, those wars were; on such a great scale.

    Anybody ever read the National Geographic issues on Alexander the Great? Some good tactical stuff on the battles between Alexander and Darius of Persia.
     
  8. post.

    post. Guest

    I'm back and forth beween:

    Neuromancer - William Gibson
    and
    Men Against the Sea - Nordoff/Hall
     
  9. vinyl junkie

    vinyl junkie Elite Member

    Joined: Jan 17, 2002 Messages: 4,725 Likes Received: 0
    ^^^ werd! i just finished neuromancr for the 18 millionth time... just read diamond age by neil stephenson for 16 millionth time right before that...

    now i'm werking on pirate hunter by richard zacks...
     
  10. post.

    post. Guest

    Did you read Idoru?? I thought that was pretty ok...
     
  11. seven.13

    seven.13 Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Oct 5, 2000 Messages: 3,572 Likes Received: 19
    The Dragons of Eden, Caral Sagan

    Gulag Archipelago for the 2nd time.

    Biography of Rasputin

    Metaphysical poetry... John Donne.
     
  12. FreeDaddy

    FreeDaddy Junior Member

    Joined: Mar 7, 2002 Messages: 124 Likes Received: 0
    A couple.. Reading Critically, Writing Effectively (good stuff If your interested in bettering your writing skills overnight)
    and FINALLY just wrapping up ... sedaris' Me Talk Pretty One Day

    Rip Norman Brown
     
  13. wiseguy

    wiseguy Elite Member

    Joined: Mar 1, 2002 Messages: 2,543 Likes Received: 1
    "Siddhartha" by Herman Hesse
     
  14. Weapon X

    Weapon X 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Sep 6, 2002 Messages: 14,905 Likes Received: 202
    are you one of those white guys who go to Buddhist temples run by white guys?
     
  15. vinyl junkie

    vinyl junkie Elite Member

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    i've read everything that he's written (i think...)
    idoru rocked, but you should read the whole trilogy... same goes for neuromancer...
     
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